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Sheet Music – £ – The old Irish song Londonderry Air arranged for Violin and Piano by Fritz Kreisler. Contributor(s). Fritz Kreisler ( – ) – Composer. Primary Item Type: Musical Score. Identifiers: LCSH Violin and piano music – Scores.

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The most popular lyrics for the tune are ” Danny Lobdonderry ” “Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling”written by English lawyer Frederic Edward Weatherly inand set to the tune in The song ” Danny Boy ” uses the tune, with a set of lyrics written londomderry the early 20th century.

It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus years. The tune is played as the victory sporting anthem of Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games.

Webarchive template wayback links Articles with hAudio microformats Use dmy dates from June Retrieved from ” http: As this work was first published before or failed to meet notice or renewal requirements to secure statutory copyright with no “restoration” under the GATT amendments, it is very likely to be public domain in the USA londondrry well.

The title of the air came from the name of County Londonderryand was collected by Jane Wir of Limavady in the county. Rothery, a Wir lyricist who wrote the English lyrics for songs such as Handel’s “Art Thou Troubled,” wrote the following lyrics to the tune of “The Londonderry Air”:. Airs ; Folksongs ; Songs ; For violin, cello, piano arr ; For 3 players ; Scores featuring the violin ; Scores featuring the cello ; Scores featuring the piano.

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InHugh Shields found a long-forgotten traditional song which was very similar to Gilchrist’s modified version of the melody. Bunting published it in As with a good many folk tunesLondonderry Air is also used as a hymn tune ; most notably for “I cannot tell” by William Young Fullerton. For the film, see The Londonderry Air film. A Thematic Catalogue, — Farewell to Cucullain Kreisler, Fritz It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus years.


Hempson died in Retrieved 4 January The Petrie collection of the ancient music krisler Ireland: None kreosler force assignment ] Key C major First Pub lication.

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George Sigerson wrote lyrics arranged by T. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, it is in the public domain in Canada where IMSLP is hosted and other countries where the term is life-plus years such as China, Japan, Korea and many others worldwide. Long Room the journal of the library of Trinity College, Dublin.

The origin of the tune was for a long time somewhat mysterious, as no other collector of folk tunes encountered it, and all known examples are descended from Ross’s submission to Petrie’s collection. Retrieved kreislrr September This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Journal of the Royal Musical Association. I say still very Londinderry, for though it has been planted for more than two centuries by English and Scottish settlers, the old Irish race still forms the great majority of its peasant inhabitants; and there are few, if any counties in which, with less foreign admixture, the ancient melodies of the country have aur so extensively preserved.

It is popular among the American Irish diaspora and is well known throughout the world. Piano Arrangement of Londonderry Air file help.

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The first lyrics to be sung to the music were, “The Confession of Devorgilla”, otherwise known as “Oh! The first writer, after Petrie’s publication, to set verses to the tune was Alfred Perceval Gravesin the late s.

He also discovered the original words to the tune as we now know it, which were written by Edward Fitzsimmons and published in ; his song is “The Confession of Devorgilla”, otherwise known by its first line “Oh Shrive Me Father”. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.

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Work Title Farewell to Cucullain Alt ernative. Retrieved 11 December Please obey the copyright laws of your country. Ross, of New Town, Limavady, in the County of Londonderry—a lady who has made a large collection of the popular unpublished melodies of the county, which she has very kindly placed at my disposal, and which has added very considerably to the stock of tunes which I had previously acquired from that still very Irish county.

The name of the tune unfortunately was not ascertained by Miss Ross, who sent it to me with the simple remark that it was ‘very old’, in the correctness of which statement I have no hesitation in expressing my perfect concurrence. Javascript is required for this feature. Graves later stated “that setting was, to my mind, too much in the style of church music, and was not, I believe, a success in consequence.

Farewell to Cucullain : Londonderry air : old Irish melody

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For the following beautiful air I have to express my very grateful acknowledgement to Miss J. Unofficial regional anthem of Northern Ireland. Archived from the original on 3 February Gilchrist asserted that adjusting the rhythm of mreisler piece as she proposed produced a tune more typical of Irish folk music.

He showed kresiler the distinctive high section of the tune had derived from a refrain in “The Young Man’s Dream” which, over time, crept into the body of the music. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.